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SFGTV2
Feb 10, 2013 10:30pm PST
how to save energy, to be green, to be sustainable, to be responsible. the city is leading the way. >> it will be immediately recognizable and iconic from various parts of the city or even if you see a picture. that's the sfpuc building. it's a wonderful building. ♪ ♪@@to the fifth annual awards here at san francisco city hall. thank you all so much for joining us here tonight. it is an honor to be here. my name is daniel homsby and i am the program manager for the neighborhood department networks. an honor to see you here. many of the same faces for the fifth year for the men awards. let's give you an a plays for coming back. (applause) >> and celebrating one of the most important things we have in san francisco, which is our neighborhoods. without further ado, i'd like to start the program off by introducing my colleague, christina palone, the new director for the mayor's office for neighborhoods. christina palone. (applause) >> good evening, everyone. i'm happy to be a part of such a great ebit that celebrates the contributions made by residents and organizations throughou
SFGTV2
Feb 11, 2013 11:00am PST
the inner city of amsterdam, and the rest of the city are the suburbs. the whole city, there are 2.2 million people, but the real city of amsterdam, there are less than 800,000, which i think is about the same as san francisco. i will also pass around a few sheets. the important thing is that amsterdam is one of the five major economic central's -- economic centers in europe, and we want to stay that way, and we are an attractive city for international business, like the american and asian companies that like to have business in amsterdam. it is a real nice place to stay. experts like to live in amsterdam, and is accessible from all parts of the world. it is also very important case of cycling. what irony said, 2.2 million and happens, but the last line may be the most important, about 120 kilometers per day traffic jams. that is qu7?) a lot. this distance is not more than 25k. we have a real problem. that is not good for business. for us, it is active transport, really important as a solution for being accessible. ok, does it work? yes. this is the city. at the red lines, these are
NBC
Feb 11, 2013 6:00am EST
>> big budget cuts are expected at the state of the city address this afternoon. >> could a familiar name be returning to maryland politics? >> a rainy monday morning but at least it is not snow. the forecast as we continue. [captioning made possible by constellation energy group] captioned by the national captioning institute --www.ncicap.org-- good morning. i'm mindy basara. >> and i'm stan stovall. thanks for joining us for 11 news today. >> so happy we dodged that blizzard. >> it was so close. we will have a lot of rain. we're starting out in the 30's this morning. we have a steady rain. it should taper off in a couple of hours. 37 degrees at the airport. it will become cloudy this afternoon with some and miss showers. we have some snow in the seven- day forecast. >> good morning. not the recipe for a nice morning rush. we are dealing with what roads -- wet roads. be careful as you make your approach to 95. 11 minutes in the outer loop northeast side. 12 minutes on the west side outer loop. the speech continued down to the beltway. -- those speeds continue down to the be
NBC
Feb 11, 2013 5:00am EST
. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> the mayor will give the state of the city address this afternoon. >> she will address the tenure fiscal forecast. kim dacey joins us live with a preview. good morning. >> the tenured fiscal outlook was released last week. baltimore will be in financial ruin by 2022 unless budget cuts are made. in 10 years, it will be more than $2 billion in the hall. the city cannot tax its way out without losing more residents and businesses. the tax rates already the highest in the state. cuts will have to be made. the mayor will announce her ideas. she has given a few hints. making modern investments and changing the tax infrastructure to make baltimore more competitive for growth. >> if we act now, if we act decisively and boldly, we can change the trajectory for the city. >> the state of the city is that city hall at 2:30 this afternoon. we'll bring you the latest. kim dacey, wbal-tv 11 news. >> president obama will deliver the first stage of the union address of his second term. he is expected to push immigration reform and will focus on middle clas
SFGTV2
Feb 11, 2013 1:00pm PST
deal of that mayor lee has chosen to make his first state of the city address here. it sends a message for all student in san francisco. you know that this city's future don't understand on the education we provide for all our children. it's with great pleurisy introduce the mayor of the city of san francisco. good morning thank you laura republican for that kind introduction and thank you for opening your divorces to me this morning. i want to honor david and all your supervisors and to our two newest supervisors. mayor brown thank you for being here and taking the time to join us this morning. you have done so much in this county >> and since this is my first city address i'm hoping you'll cut me some slack if you chose to write about it in the newspapers. to the department heads and consistent leaders and education leaders to all of you who are online and thank you all of you for joining us this morning. and, of course, to my wonderful wife, mother and friend thank you for being here and pitting up with me for all these years >> a year ago i stood before i and score my term
SFGTV
Feb 11, 2013 10:00am PST
s r hotels. when others are parting in our city till 4 or 5 in the morning. we're hoping that the moscone is a multi purpose community promising. as you know people in our district don't have enough to do and they get in proubl. moscone and harvey miles are for human rights and we voted on this. i think you should keep in mind we need to have a change of customers to work out this project and i thank moscone center. i worked there for years i want to make sure it's welcome to all citizens of this community. thank you >> thank you next speaker. >> thank you for all the time you spent on this issue. i don't think we can say anything for positive. this is a great benefit for san francisco and we appreciate partnering with you on this project >> thank you next speaker. >> good afternoon supervisors my name is kevin and i'm the decorator thought he hotel council for san francisco. we support this moscone project. the big hotels and the small hotels and conferen convention . this is one of the most important income generators. because in the city we have the downtown hotel that fails an
SFGTV
Feb 11, 2013 12:00am PST
the city and county of san francisco. i also want to talk about the trend happening locally in terms of revenue measures such as the sales tax and vehicle registration fee that are administered by the authority. one of the things that is important as we move forward is to always look for the most cost-effective ways of doing the work. one of the things that i hope you continue to do is to focus on enhancing coordination among the various city agencies. we saw with a number of projects that were discussed at the authority that while there is communication between these agencies better communication is needed. and one of the things that i hope happens- especially with the major projects - that we continue to focus on how the county transportation authority interacts with the mta and other agencies involved in various projects that we are funding. i know that in the state of the city address, mayor lee indicated that public transportation % specifically the mta is going to be a top priority for him. i know he is putting together a working group that is going to be looking at those issue
SFGTV2
Feb 11, 2013 6:00am PST
: philadelphia was the first american city to develop a water system and to take on as a municipal responsibility water delivery to all of its citizens. when william penn laid out the city, he actually chose a spot of land that had a lot of groundwater. however, by 1730, 30,000 people lived within the first seven blocks of philadelphia, next to the delaware river. well, 30,000 people caused filth in the city and polluted their water sources. the groundwater was not potable. and in one year, 1/6 of the population died of yellow fever. now, they didn't know at the time that yellow fever was carried by mosquitoes. but the health issue was major in that first movement to build a water system. narrator: so they set out to find the cleanest source of water. although the majority of philadelphia's water now comes from the delaware river, early engineers found that development along the waterfront was causing pollution. so their search led them to the nearby schuylkill river. philadelphia developed technologies to pump water from the river into the city. these technologies established engi
PBS
Feb 10, 2013 4:00pm PST
company like twitter, like zingo, some of the others, many, many, others that want to live in a city, live in a urban environment. don't want to get on a google bus and drive down 101 every day. google and others want to serve the population of their employees. it's food to have opportunities in both places. so this urban, i call them urban hipsters essentially want to stay in san francisco. they're opening offices here. >> does san francisco have a particular niche in the industry or not really? >> you know, it's not the device-heavy kind of cisco, the big data kind of things. it's more in the consumer space, mostly consumer, cloud is here, there's all kinds of companies like that that are here and are in the software or the app space. >> one of the other things that happened this week is texas governor rick perry was making a lot of news saying california's high taxes and tough environmental laws are going to make companies and rich people in the bay area want to move to texas. he's coming here to make this pitch. what are the chances of people en masse leaving silicon valley to go
SFGTV2
Feb 11, 2013 6:30am PST
most of the city's water supply. they run hundreds of feet below manhattan, far deeper than the subways. built at the beginning of the 20th century, they are concrete-lined and bored through solid rock. they could last centuries. but the mechanical equipment within them will not. engineers in the 1950s discovered rust on the tunnel's valves. there were concerns that if they closed the valves for tunnel inspections, they may never open again, leaving new york city without water. so they chose to keep them open. as a result, there has not been significant inspection, maintenance, or repair of the tunnels in decades. no one knows their current condition. hurwitz: currently, city tunnel 1 and city tunnel number 2 would be feeding each half of the city. so you'd lose half the city if you didn't have a replacement. narrator: without half of its water supply, the city would shut down. for nearly 40 years, new york has been in the process of constructing a solution. man: this project is water tunnel number 3. we started on this project in 1969. i'm a sandhog. i've been a sandhog for 37
NBC
Feb 11, 2013 6:00pm EST
and more reaction from around the world. quex in her state of the city address, the mayor responded to a projected budget deficits that could bankrupt the city. she is proposing adding pensions for newly hired civilian employees and moving to a hybrid pension plan for newly hired police officers and that is not all. >> the mayor said earlier today that she has some very difficult decisions to make. you mentioned a few of them. sweeping cuts and reforms she addressed in her state of the city address. all these things need to be done to put the city on better financial footing. >> the question for this generation is this. well baltimore cement a true turnaround toward future growth or will we allow our victories to become a momentary pause, a footnote in the continuing story of decline? >> the mayor making it clear during her state of the city address monday that some unpopular choices are going to be made in order to save the city from financial ruin. this after a report last week conducted by a philadelphia financial firm showing in 10 years baltimore will be going -- will be $750 mill
SFGTV2
Feb 10, 2013 4:30pm PST
they went and painted over it. and now it looks worse than the graffiti. i see it all over the city that a tag is painted over with brown paint, with whatever is available. and then it becomes a real problem because it's really hard to remove it then. so, i think that -- my thought about it, i know dpw doesn't have the financial resources, but realistically i think sidewalks even though they're kind of that nebulous gray area where technically they're owned by the property owner, but they really are public property. and i think that's something that dpw should somehow find the funding to take care of that property because private property owners are not going to hire somebody with a power washer to come out there and do it. i just know it. i mean, i see very, very few examples of that. >> larry. >> i would agree. but as always, it's an issue of funding. we do have approved product listses on our website. so, if you run into somebody, there are some there they can use and actually work relatively well. but the ultimately cities face this all the time. you have to make decisions about what
SFGTV2
Feb 10, 2013 5:30pm PST
council prior to any endorsement by the city putting it up. the other factor we're looking at is that on-going community consultation into the project is going to have to be a priority and the city community recreation department have to sign off on any public consultation. so we're looking at it being an audit process before, during, during the pilot and it's only going to be run as a two-year pilot project. so we're running all of these analysis will happen before the project's initiated as well and then so that we don't have any trouble with them claiming after the fact if it has to be taken down, it's art, you can't destroy it now, any area we determine to be a free wall is going to be put on panels that are movable so we won't have any issues with that and we're going to be looking at ensuring there are guidelines posted and looking at what type of monitoring of the area can be determined, as well as who is going to be responsible for spillover so we're going to try to make the arts council, they are going to have to be responsible for maintaining the property as well as an area
SFGTV
Feb 11, 2013 1:30am PST
-- it was in the examiner two weeks ago. 130,000 copies distributed around the city. so, hopefully it fell in the hands of 130,000 people. and we are also distributing in all the libraries around the city. and while in speaking engagements, we talk about the civil grand jury. it is an excellent outreach item for us. we also have hal smith who is on the board [speaker not understood], and our current foreperson, mark [speaker not understood]. would you like to say anything about your jury service? >> well, i'm very grateful, one, to be selected. two, to have an incredible group of jurors to work with, representative of all aspects of san francisco communities and educational background. and it's been incredible to view what the city has to offer in a really intimate way. and we look forward to carrying on a rich tradition of following up with past reports, doing past juries proud, and we look forward to putting out some good reports. >> thank you. we also have, and i'm not going to call you out because i don't want anybody to [speaker not understood] we have several current jurors here
SFGTV2
Feb 10, 2013 10:00pm PST
uninhabitable. it sat there vacant for quite a while. the city decided to buy the building in 1999 for $2. we worked and looked at ways that we can utilize the building for an office building. to build an icon i can building that will house a lot of city departments. >> the san francisco public utilities commission has an important job. we provide clean, pristine public drinking water to 2.6 million people in the san francisco bay area from the hetch hetchy regional water system. with also generate clean renewable energy for city services like public buses, hospitals, schools, and much more. and finally, we collect and treat all the city's wastewater and stormwater making it safe enough to discharge into the san francisco bay and pacific ocean. >> in 2006 the puc was planning a record number of projects. >> the public utilities commission is a very infrastructure-rich organization. we're out there rebuilding the water system. we've budget working on power generation in the country. we've been doing sewer for the city. we're looking at a brand-new rebuild of all watt systems in san francis
SFGTV2
Feb 11, 2013 12:00pm PST
of members of the city's official family here with us today. the list of which i don't have and the number of community dignitaries. i see that we do have supervisor scott wiener, supervisor president of the board of supervisors david chiu, president cisneros, barbara garcia is with us. naomi is going to be part of the program. naomi kelly is with us, kim brandon from the port commission is with us, and a number of others. i'll be getting a list, i'll be able to acknowledge others. i see police chief [speaker not understood] is with us. and as we get other names, we will announce those. so, let's give them all a round of applause, please. (applause) >> as i indicated, you have the program before you. we did one additional note on the program, is that the city administrator naomi kelly will be introducing the mayor lee. and due to scheduling conflict, supervisor london breed will probably be arriving later and will make her welcoming remarks towards the end of the program. following the invocation by reverend harlan jones, nor a griffin will make a presentation, a dramatic presentati
ABC
Feb 11, 2013 5:30pm EST
city? the city council says could be better. >> may not juror laying out her detailed plan for the future of the city. >> reporter: she says the way to do this is to keep the city viable. speaking to a packed city count swibl she outlined her agenda for 2013. she says a study shows that unless the city gets its fitnesses in order, they will find a way to get it back in order by 2015. she's looking for an end of pension and looking for new hires in favor of a 401k type system. the mayor says the city needs to be competitive and some tough choices will have to be made. >> altogether, we can reduce the size of our work force by at least 10% a thru a combination of attrition and eliminating vacant positions. we can achieve this all without major lives and without reducing the quality of city services. >> reporter: also on the mayor's list, building new schools and helping to guide the city's finances over the long term within something she says could help lower property taxes by as much as 50 cents over the length of this plan. and we'll have reaction to the mayor's state of the city s
SFGTV
Feb 11, 2013 9:30am PST
bless the city and county of san francisco. today for this black history month i am very reluctant to talk about this subject. i was a teacher at marshall academic high school and which at that time was a low income high crime county. and marshall high school was set up for black and latin use to succeed in high school and slowly that population has been squeezed out of that school. that school was a preschool. i think there needs to be a look at marshall high school and we need to ask ourselves what's going on over there how many our black people and latin are not being served thank you, very much. . next speaker >> good afternoon supervisor stop corporate rape of our library. private shut up of our community and perhaps because of the public library has began to make our information public. a discretionary fund and these funds are budgeted at $65,000 yes and no and the library expand this amount. this is the extend detail and he spends it on the undefined business expense. this may be one explanations why there is an over flow of spending funds ridiculously. the bigger request is
NBC
Feb 11, 2013 5:00pm EST
emerging from the ball -- bethany baltimore city woman whose body was found after a fire friday night. it turns that she knew her attacker. >> police have charged monty carter with murder. they seized over property and then he still alive. iel and tony fisher were still trying to absorb the fact she was dead. her body was discovered in the homes basement lying face down. >> she was restrained by electrical cords and take. >> conyers had suffered from head trauma. there was blood on the floor and covering the computer which appeared to be broken during the struggle. >> monty carter had some kind of casual dating situation. they had met online as the suspect had admitted. >> carter took her car and used your atm card to buy cigarettes and other items and sell them to buy drugs. he admitted he had been using heroin and cocaine for several days before the fire. police caught up with him saturday driving her car. meanwhile, the city health department is warning her death. she worked there as a researcher for the bureau of hiv services. correction was a very private and europe -- nice young
SFGTV
Feb 11, 2013 2:00pm PST
there's tons of affordable events happening throughout the city. grab your valentine and get ready to have some fun. here are my topics for the week. this thursday, february 14th, bring your special someone or just your admiration for romantic music for a night of flamingo music. and other renowned musicians combine rowman i can music of i go far with footwork and song. dinner will be served throughout the performance so make your reservation early to ensure great view. okay. maybe valentine's day isn't your thing. well, have no fear because sf is here and there's over 300 events celebrating san francisco's craft fair legacies throughout the city. one event that i'm really looking forward to is the brewery blow out at speaks easy lauger. friday, february 15, enjoy 15 rare and limited beer on tap to live music and home brewing demonstration. and for complete beer week 2013 schedule check out official page. after the festivities come burn off all those calories in the park. free outdoor swing dance at golden gate park. get ready to swing when the streets of golden gate park will close to tra
SFGTV
Feb 11, 2013 8:00am PST
arms. valerie, count on your attorney, valerie, good luck with salary. valerie, count on the city and a good budget, valerie, count on your attorney, valerie, good luck with your salary. valerie, count on the city and give it to this one, please. some budgets may be larger and some budgets may be small. and remember this one, go ask alice, i think she will know, when budget and proportions are getting small and we're going to fix it up now and you are going to make it all -- go ask alice and we're going to win . i have been done since you will be gone, and i hope don't know what went wrong. say it isn't true and don't it make your budget brown eyes -- and don't it make your budget brown eyes, don't it make your budget brown eyes blue, bring it back to you, please. >> thank you, next speaker, please. >> anne lehman, director of policy at the department of status of women. i am less than halftime position and i having there for almost 20 years. i am here to tell you that you get a lot of bang for your buck when you have staff at department. we are a very small staff, but we're a very cr
SFGTV
Feb 11, 2013 5:00am PST
mr. st. croix sees himself, obviously, as a situation where everybody else in the city is mostly honest, and i'm the only one who is completely corrupt. well, the trouble is everybody else in city hall sees themselves exactly that same way. let everybody else be honest mr. st. croix sees himself a sleazy corporate executive running the ethics commission. well, it doesn't start there. if there is no ethics at the ethics commission, there is no ethics. it has do with all kinds of disclosure i would like to get, but if he is just going to tell them before the investigation, what is the use? >> any other public comment? is there a motion to adjourn the meeting? >> so moved. >> second. >> all in favor? >> aye. >> hearing none, the meeting is adjourned. [ gavel ] >> welcome everyone to the san francisco board of supervisors budget and finance committee, regular meeting for wednesday, feb6th, 2013. my name is supervisor mark farrell, i am the chair of this committee and we're joined by supervisor eric mar, the vice-chair and supervisor avalos and joined by board president david chiu. i
SFGTV
Feb 11, 2013 9:00am PST
17 is an ordinance to require all public works pay subcontractors within 7 days from the city. >> this ordinance is passed. item 18 >> this is a budget item for the housing authority as a priority. >> this motion is approved. colleagues let's skip over this next item and call roll >> thank you madam clerk today, i am happy to introduce with our mayor and supervisor scott wiener and we're going to talk about earthquakes. today would include soft buildings. in 2010 as some of you will remember i want to thank all of you who supported the earthquake and provision structure. this is to prepare for the big one. a lot of buildings were destroyed and the next one is expected to be more than 3 times the size of the average quake >> the most vulnerable 3 stories buildings will be renovated. i want to take a moment and thank the worker safrt group as well as the banging community that make the financial loans available. in the coming most there will be a separate bill coming up. wile we are asking tour owners to tackle this big project i look forward to working with the mayor and other. i want t
SFGTV
Feb 10, 2013 7:00pm PST
comments to you. i'm [speaker not understood] and urban architect in the city of san francisco and i do serve with commissioner matsuda on the subcommittee of the historic preservation and planning commission for the search of replacing the commission secretary. it is from that perspective that i observe her as a broad minded, open and totally independent thinker. i see her as strategic and extremely well suited as a commissioner where it is important to think independently, yet act in concert with others. it is for those very reasons that i consider her strength remarkable and recommend you to her for reappointment. thank you. >> thank you. are there any other public comment? >>> good afternoon, commissioners. my name is bob amagucci. i'm the executive director of the japantown task force and a board member of the san francisco japantown foundation, on which board diane also serves. i've known diane and worked with her for many, many years and have tremendous respect for her dedication to the community, to the city of san francisco. she is a resident. she is a native, well educated, st
SFGTV2
Feb 11, 2013 7:00am PST
most economic and efficient manner. narrator: las vegas serves as an example for cities across the country, whether they have a limited supply or not. and many utilities can identify with the struggles that come with maintaining underground assets to support a growing population. one of the most common issues that municipalities share is water loss. melosi: because it's not a catastrophic issue, we don't think much about it. but there is a 10%, 20%, 30% water loss or leakage in some systems. allbee: already treated water that you've invested money in, you're losing before you actually delivered it. narrator: so many utilities are employing the business strategy of asset management. it's a paradigm shift in the approach of attaining a sustainable water infrastructure. man: it's not construction of new pipelines. we are talking about maintaining, sustaining the infrastructure we have. you've got to know what you have, where it is, what condition it's in, and how long you can expect it to last. melosi: we have very little choice because we've invested in a system that cannot be readil
SFGTV
Feb 11, 2013 3:00am PST
the county of merchants. so you can see the highlight of the mayors city he'd i have attacked the press release for you. you can take a look at other elements of the city and the successes that have trans paradise throughout the year. and that concludes my report >> public comment 1, 2, 3, 4. seeing none. i wanted to see the date >> i thought that was a bit awkward but i trusted my calendar. and their website isn't up so i couldn't go back and verify. we'll we will verify that for you >> it is the 7 accounting. >> our retreat is on the 28 of february. is it the rae treat the wednesday >> i believe it was a thursday and thursday. >> commissioners should have - i don't know if you have. >> it's at 1 clock. >> we just changed over from different softwares. i'm going to blame it on that and mr. president, would i like the next item called >> it allows the president to make announcements that are of interest to the small business community. >> and we're going to talk about b - i want to give you some information the fundraising efforts we raised $70,000 raised. we're right on track. we
SFGTV
Feb 11, 2013 12:30am PST
shortcomings of the cities transportation for structure. i am a member of the regional board governs caltrain. in determining the future of the regions transportation agencies, i want to talk about the imperative things that the next chair will have the sole responsibility of seeing - of being a steward to get it done recognizing the inequities that have existed in our transportation expenditures. i want to make sure our need is lined -- our resources i lined up where our needs are. working with ntc and bart, to make sure that we are planning on the modernization of the regional transit lines and looking for smart ways to expand transportation in our city. it is important to leverage the local sales tax dollars to complement and support of the city funded infrastructure investment coming from voter approved initiatives such as the street bond that we all i think worked on. working in tandem with mta to deliver pedestrian safety, traffic calming and other improvements faster and more efficiently and very fair and process to select our executive director. i believe that commissioner av
FOX
Feb 11, 2013 5:00am EST
north to south here working through northern maryland down towards d.c., down to the south, dale city and then a heavier band that is out to the east now pushing across the bay just east of annapolis. back side of this now pushing into the mountains and we should see the rain move out by 8:00, 9:00 this morning. temperatures at reagan national, 38 degrees. 49 in columbus. see a little of that green on the map. that is is warmer air that will get in here today. we are expecting highs to jump into the upper 50s, maybe some 60s. 52347 washington. there you go, 62 in fredericksburg. lower 50s north and west. hagerstown, 53 degrees. lots of clouds later today. might be a peek of sun by 4:00, 5:00 today. we'll be in for a nice look being day and a warm day tomorrow. i'll have details on that in just a minute. >> 25 in boston. think how cold it is if people don't have power. >> i thought i was having problems because my little mini heater in the pink palace is not working right today. kicked it, wisdom. >> oh, my goodness. >> kicking heaters in the pink palace. >> the lanes are open coming i
ABC
Feb 11, 2013 5:00am EST
>>> we've heard baltimore is going broke. today we'll learn more about the city's other failures and successes. >>> she used to be maryland's first lady. now she wants to get into politics herself. we'll tell you what positions she's looking into. >>> an investigator remains suspicion about a deadly fire this morning. they're pretty certain someone set this on purpose. we'll have the late nest their investigation on this monday, february 11. good morning, maryland. >>> we hope you had a great weekend but those in the northeast had a major snowstorm. >> the blizzard has since drifted out to sea. this morning the cleanup efforts are under way. hundreds of thousands of people remain without power. >>> nearly three feet of snow blanketed parts of new england. no doubt about it if you have family up in that area, you heard from them. they're lucky if they had power this morning. >> the number is 220,000 people remain in the dark. >> also, they're going to get hit again today for today. we'll be dealing with sleet and freezing rain across the area and snow. the wintry mix is going to c
FOX
Feb 11, 2013 5:30pm EST
. changee.llss week... the city released a report warning baltimore could rack up 750-million dollars inn years nless politicians cut 3 as melinda roeder ells us ...the mayor addressed those &pfears today.. & mayor stephanie rawlings-blake city" address.... prrmising - major changes toothe ciiy's revamp the retirement plln for all city workerr including police and iieffghttrs. 3 the mayor wants all nee puulic & safety hirrs to beepart of a 3 with revamped penniin plans, wants ew civilian workers to retirement plan... instead of getting the ppesions they cost of outdated benefits.... areetoo bbg a burden on the city's bbdget. 3< "bbltimore's pennion system por civiliin workerr in he only large system in maryland -3& that doesn't require any emplooee contribution. that & must change."> -3 3 the mayor also plans to reduce the city's wwrkforce by ten percent over theennxt decadee and to raise revenues... she's talking aabutta new storm water fee... ann a new rash piccup fee.ss living ii tte moreeexpensive.mmlinda roeder & - foxx455news aa 5533. 3 police in howard county are askinn for your he
SFGTV2
Feb 10, 2013 7:30pm PST
help of the city government and the mayor, mayor brown and especially with bulsa to which helen referred a remarkable alliance of community leaders who worked in an private partnership with ucsf to acquire the land to get a master plan and to get this thing going. so, once the opportunity was here, then, we knew what to do with it. first of all, since this site was rather removed from the then nerve center of the campus, we knew that in one fell swoop we would have to create a critical mass science, featuring some of our most creative and adventuresome scientists and second, we would have to create the opportunity to do new things and in new ways. and i think that it is generally agreed that we have succeeded at both. within a year of opening the first building, genentech was filled with a cohesive community with creative scientists who organized themselves in ways that would create and facility new alliances across disciplinary boundaries. and second, we created the opportunity to do new things in new ways. and to mention just a few, so you can understand how the face of this p
SFGTV
Feb 10, 2013 4:00pm PST
area. section e says that all of this is superseded by any permit issued by the city that includes the health department where a sound limit is established. you cannot violate the sound code and on to pof that no sound can be leaking from the building. we have two big tools, 2900 from the mpc, the sound ordinaance, and we have our own ordinance. then you cannot leak sound. that venue have to control or mitigate their sond. >> commissioner borden: other different sound thresholds? >>: what you are talking about is base ambient sound. if you go down to market and venice -- that is always loud. if you go to an intersection at 2 a.m. ambient is good to be different than five p.m.. one of the reasons why we like to test during the day is that believe it or not it is closer to ambient sound at night than at 5 p.m. >>: item a4 2012.0822 1865 post street, request for conditional use authorization. >>: my name is christina moreno planning department staff. the item is a request for a conditional use authorization at the property on one eight six five post street. approximately 5000 square f
SFGTV2
Feb 10, 2013 5:00pm PST
having some proof at city effectiveness because somebody asked me in the other presentation, you've got all these programs, you've got clean up programs, how much are you spending on your program? we're spending a million dollars a year and everybody is saying, well, you know, how do you justify where you are putting those dollars? and i'm justifying putting those dollars because i can take my graffiti audit and say i know that this is where the graffiti is happeninging in the city. this is where the taggers are moving around and that information is then also shared with the edmonton police service and they are using that information in terms of going after which taggers so it's critical for a city to really look at not just anecdotally look at whether your graffiti is going up or down, it has to do with how effective you can make your programming. the graffiti audit program we have come up with, we looked everywhere to see if there was anybody doing any type of statistical analysis on graffiti vandalism in cities and we weren't able to find any so the model you will see is we worke
CBS
Feb 11, 2013 6:00pm EST
. >> reporter: just six weeks ago the city of baltimore was in the pope's mind and heart when he spoke with him in rome. >> his holiness expressed great reflection for the archdiocese of baltimore and he expressed his appreciate for the history of this archdiocese as the first and the oldest in these united states. >> reporter: with the pope stepping down, the focus is now turning to who will take his place. >> i do have a feeling that this time it'll be a younger person who's been kind of waiting in the wings, for this sort of period to resolve. >> reporter: and the pope will step down at the end of the month. i'm rochelle richie, back to you. >> the vatican hopes to have a new pope in time for easter at the end of march. >>> another developing story, wjz is following tonight. three people are dead following a shooting inside a delaware courthouse stunning people arriving for court this morning. jessica kartalija has the latest on the investigation. >> reporter: police are still trying to determine a motive behind this shooting. dellware police are still trying to figure out what led
SFGTV2
Feb 11, 2013 1:30pm PST
city in america to host the super bowl sunday in 2013. but friends you know what still mother - i'm concerned that some folks are still not involved in this great city. i'm proud that working with the trades units and we have consistently meet and exceeding our goals of placing people on projects. thank you commissioner. last summer we provided more than 5 thousand summer jobs for young people in partnership with the united people in the bay. we also were involved in other events that will place the youth of this city in jobs. in fact, the first s f young people are graduating. in a disversus community not everyone wants to work in construction jobs. working with our workforce nonprofits like j v s and young community developers and we need to expand them. next week i'm looking forward to attending the cad any to see all the folks who are graduating. our industry contributes good paying jobs to our hospitals, universities and medical firms. and finally, to fully insure that our economic recovery reaches every people in the community we must join with our democrat leader president ob
LINKTV
Feb 10, 2013 4:00pm PST
with the confrontation will deepen. >> reports of gunfire and explosions in a northern city and mali. the french-led a forces recaptured the city last month that they have since been on alert. on saturday, there is a suicide bomber blew itself up a separate -- and a security checkpoint. no one was injured. one day earlier, a soldier was wounded when another suicide bomber targeted the same outpost. >> the suicide attack in the biggest city in the north of mali is significant because it's the second such attack since friday. on friday morning, we saw the first suicide attack since the conflict began since the french arrived. the suicide attacks on the city seemed to be a change of tactics. most of the armed groups that occupied the city and others had been pushed out by air strikes from the french and dutch troops from a ballet. -- troops from mali. but they worry that laying explosives rises on the road could increase the coming months and people of mali will be worried about how they have to deal with it. they're not used to dealing with guerrilla tactics like this and the french ha
NBC
Feb 11, 2013 12:00pm EST
evaluation of baltimore in her state of the city address and will discuss the 10-year fiscal forecast which recently showed the city needs to make mustard -- need to make major budget changes. it's the city's -- -- get this city stays in its current spending trajectory, it will be the -- in the whole within 10 years. economists said they cannot tax more. they said the mayor will announce major cuts and she has given hands of the changes and that will include eliminating the structural deficit and altering the city's tax structure to make baltimore more competitive for growth. >> if we act now, if we act decisively and boldly, we can change the trajectory for the city. >> the state of the city is at city hall at two o'clock this afternoon and will be streamed live on wbaltv.com. meanwhile, former maryland first lady, kendall ehrlich be jumping in the to the political sacred she will join a political delegate this afternoo in a form for candidates seeking to replace john leopold as anne arundel county executive. it will be held in odenton at 6:00 p.m. and applications for this it must be subm
SFGTV
Feb 11, 2013 3:30pm PST
confidence, when the elected representative for a particular part of the city has not you know, received the kind of out reach that normally you would expect. >> we apologize, and we had not spoken with her. most of our out reach has been to the local community surrounding us and we have been developing relationships with our neighbors all around and everyone that we have spoken with with the local business owners nearbies and the people that live in the nearby apartments and condos they have given us support. they like the idea. >> and so supervisor yee? >> campos, your previous statement and i just want to reinforce this that i would like to see you reach out to your representative in the district. >> we will absolutely do that. >> great. >> do we have any comments from the police department? >> good morning, supervisors. cristina west on behalf of lewis k has filed an application with the department of alcohol beverage seeking an on sale beer and wine bar for folsom street, for the purpose of this hearing, the department, abc seeks a determination from the board of supervisors as to t
SFGTV2
Feb 10, 2013 4:00pm PST
graffiti that in some ways have actually gotten worse. as the city of san francisco has greatly improved the graffiti situation, i've noticed that there's more graffiti on concrete, on sidewalks, on curbs and also on trees, tree trunks. and tree trunks, graffiti on trees to me is the lowest form of graffiti that there is because it just -- it is so lacking in any consciousness about the environment and life and so forth. so, i'm wondering when i was in a graffiti advisory board, several of us tried to get some special attention paid to those things as well as glass etching. i don't know if glass etching has gotten worse or not, but particularly graffiti on concrete sidewalks and curbses and trees. i'm wondering if perhaps officer parerra [speaker not understood] can speak to that if any special efforts are made to address those. >> i'll speak to it. when we invoked the blight ordinance, we recently had it changed. we have now put that -- we were doing it as a department. we were doing the abatement for the sidewalks. sidewalks are actually private property. so, we have now changed that a
CBS
Feb 11, 2013 6:00pm EST
to get to all those stories here on wusa9. but first, he added $417 million to the city's savings account and today, d.c. mayor, vincent gray, invited reporters. mayor gray is beginning to look like a candidate for reelection and a man no longer worried about a federal grand jury probe. >> what a difference a year or two can make. mayor gray decided a will lot of people are saying he could actually be the favorite. >> d.c. mayor no longer looks the part of a big city mayor under siege. >> how about a vest? no vest? >> do i have to wear that? >> you're the mayor. >> i don't want to wear it. >> with $1.5 billion added to the city's reserves, a record low homicide rate and unemployment rate just above the national average, mayor gray is anxious to talk about the job he's done in two full years in office. should you decide to seek reelection? is it the kind of record you feel quite confident throwing out there in a campaign? >> it is, bruce. you know, what i look at is, what do we promise to do in the first place? >> he looked like an incumbent. even if he hasn't declared. there was a
SFGTV
Feb 10, 2013 7:30pm PST
only serves up the veteran right that served on active duty, but it also helps the city by moving people along. i served active duty for three years. that would move me out of the system. and i'd like to move along and retire so that i can devote more time to helping veterans because i can see where there's a lot of need and a lot of areas where veterans can be helped, particularly in the areas of employment. when i was at the community center, i put a lot of people to work in construction and i privately made veterans a priority when i was putting them in the construction apprenticeship programs because i remembered myself being homeless. so, i said -- when i would look at the he application, i said, okay, this person is a veteran. so, i'm going to just make them a priority for the next apprenticeship opportunity that i have. and that's what i would do privately with veterans. it wasn't written into our contract with the redevelopment agency to do that, but that's just something that i took upon myself to do because i've walked in the shoes of a homeless veteran and an unemployed
ABC
Feb 11, 2013 4:30am EST
mayor stephanie blake wants to take the city in 2013. one topic she's likely to talk about is the city's bleak financial outlook. last week a report came out saying that baltimore could accumulate a $745 million budget deficit over the next decade. if steps aren't taken now, the city could go bankrupt. we'll have complete coverage of the mayor's state of the city at 5:00 and 6:00 this evening. >>> harford county residents are invited to give their thoughts about the county's budget proposal. you can sound off tonight at aberdeen high school beginning at 6:00. anyone who wishes to speak should arrive 30 minutes early. that is to sign in ahead of time. >>> the first lady of maryland wants to be the leading lady in anne arundel county. linda so is here to tell us about linda ehrlich's plans. does she really want to replace john leopold? >> reporter: she sure does. she wasn't expected leopold to resign so her decision to run came last week. she plans to use this week to figure out if she has the support of at least four council members. ehrlich says the mere fact she's a woman sets he
ABC
Feb 11, 2013 6:30am EST
rawlings- blake preparing to give her state of the city address. this comes amid a bloomy financial outlook for the city, of course after an report from an independent investigator last year said the city could be bankrupt in the next decade. what are we expecting from the mayor today? we have a live preview. >> reporter: baltimore city mayor stephanie rawlings-blake -- [ no audio ] she's expected to talk agent bit about the $745 million-- >> we are losing sherrie johnson as a result of that. some highlights of what is coming out of the speech. we want to touch first on the report that came out last week reporting the decade toward bankruptcy. the possibility of a $745 million shortfall -- [ no audio ] also last week the mayor announced baltimore city is heading for bankruptcy. the report goes on to say another billion dollars in infrastructure deficits over the next decade. roads, bridges, schools, everything going to be a real problem now so once again the mayor will address all of this coming up today from city hall with the state of the city address. >>> maryland's former first
SFGTV
Feb 10, 2013 8:00pm PST
services and safety committee by combining the city operations and neighborhood services committee and the public safety committee. >> okay. colleagues, i received a request that this matter be continued to the february 21st next committee meeting. after public comment i would like to entertain a motion to continue this item at the february 21st rules committee meeting. any public comment? seeing none, public comment is closed. supervisors? >> i'd like to make a motion to move this item to the february 21st rules committee meeting. >> second. >> okay. without any objection, motion passes. next item, madam clerk. >> item number 14 is an ordinance amending the san francisco municipal elections code by amending sections 100, 110, 200, 205, 220, 230, 260, 335, 500, and 590, and adding section 810 to: 1) incorporate state law provisions governing community college and board of education candidates; 2) change deadlines for withdrawal of candidacy and candidate qualification statements; 3) change the public inspection period for candidate materials; 4) change requirements for petition cir
SFGTV2
Feb 10, 2013 7:00pm PST
aspirations in the city of san francisco. it has been 160 years, and we know our history well. my ascension to this office has been one of those things that people still consider me pretty special so much special not because of me but because of our community. this tab will have international status. gobs of people will want to have it, reflective of not only our history but if i go to washington dc tomorrow we will have an opportunity to talk with the rest of the mayors across the country is to how to celebrate new year's. this would be another example. want to congratulate again claudine and the whole team, postmaster general, is leadership is always been important. and the public service that she does not only in delivering the mail and postal service but reflective of the stamp and the u.s. postal service office that we get this opportunity to have a national platform on which our culture affinities can be displayed. happy new year. (chinese) thank you mayor lee. every year the united states postal service in washington dc receives many applications for subject matter to be reflected on a
NBC
Feb 10, 2013 5:00pm PST
discuss the city's crime problem. nbc bay's monty francis live with the story. monty? >> reporter: good evening. there is standing room only inside this theater behind me. the meeting was supposed to end at 5:00 but it is still going on now. bill bratton is not here but the man esteeming up with to review the oakland police department, rob wasserman is inside speaking. wasserman is the cheryl of the strategic policy partnership is he has a $100,000 contract with the city of oakland to review the violence and prevention strategies. at this meeting he said he would help develop a living action plan and vowed at the end of the process, oakland would be a different city. he also called oakland one of the most complex policing environments in the u.s. >> the police can make a difference if they are focused and they're passionate and they're out there on the streets. if they have a presence. >> reporter: the homicide rate in oakland reached a six-year crime and violence jumped 23%. burglaries were up even more than that. and wasserman was telling the people about the broken windows theo
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